Understand how far back in time Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures extend.

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The impact of the development of British colonies in Australia on the lives of First Nations Australians, the colonists and convicts, and on the natural environment


The role of a significant individual or group, including First Nations Australians and those who migrated to Australia, in the development of events in an Australian colony


Evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships


Develop evidence-based conclusions


Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions


Locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats


The economic, political and social causes of the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800


Develop questions to investigate people, events, developments, places and systems


Evaluate primary and secondary sources to determine origin, purpose and perspectives